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District: WEST AMWELL TWP (5600)
Operating Type K-6
County: HUNTERDON
Operating Type K-6 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $4,118,103
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 267.5
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,393
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 27
2009-10 Total Spending: $4,263,114
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 256.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,647
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,647
Revenue Sources, State: 11.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 80.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 5.2%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11
  Student/Support Ratio: 129.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 129.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,200
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,919
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,060
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 32
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,620
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 62.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,004
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,019
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,258
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,660
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,727
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $301
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $277
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $185
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $66
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,996
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,237
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 64.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,406
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 65.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,500
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 67.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,623
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,799
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,687
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.9%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $74
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $111
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 81.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,390
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 77.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 75.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $945
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $966
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,117
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $440
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 46.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $475
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 49.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $478
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 42.8%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 24.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $22
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $38
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $15
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $58,260
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 44
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,710
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 129.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 11
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $62,164
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 39
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 122.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $65,814
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 48
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 129.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 34
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $133,334
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 122.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 37
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $136,001
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 58
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 12.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $615,937
2008-09 Actual: $287,967
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $903,904
2009-10 Actual: $45,489
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $116,374
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0